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SC 203776-S, Burned bodies remains

   
Author:  US army Signal Corps
Date: April 20, 1945

Physical Description:

8x10. black and white.

Subjects: World War II



On the Ground are bodies of Victims of mass burningof 250 Polish and French slave laborers at Nazi camp near leipzig on April 19th 1945. the day before the city’s catpure by the 69th division of the US Army the Victims were herded into a building. A timebomb was exploded. men who broke down doors to escape were machinegunned by Nazi troops. Leipzig, Germany.

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Call No. SC 203776-S

Language: english